This is the mail archive of the cygwin mailing list for the Cygwin project.

Index Nav: [Date Index] [Subject Index] [Author Index] [Thread Index]
Message Nav: [Date Prev] [Date Next] [Thread Prev] [Thread Next]
Other format: [Raw text]

Re: 1.5.19-4 and gnu make 3.80-1 causes popup console windows from child make processes

On Wed, Mar 01, 2006 at 12:03:20PM -0000, Dave Korn wrote:
>On 28 February 2006 19:54, Paul Hepworth wrote:
>>I upgraded to 1.5.19-4 yesterday and now notice the following new,
>>undesirable behavior: empty console windows for child make processes.
>>I use the FTE editor and run make from it, the make output being
>>displayed inside an FTE window.  Before upgrading to 1.5.19-4, no
>>console windows popped up, even when make called child $(MAKE) (which
>>in turn call child $(MAKE) and so forth).
>>Now, I get a pop-up console window for make and each child make.  The
>>output from all of these still goes to FTE, but the empty popup console
>>windows take focus and are annoying.  This doesn't occur with other
>>external programs launched by FTE, just make.
>Hmm, I wonder if this is what's been making some of my windows start
>randomly popping to the front while I'm running a big complex build
>from bash in a minimized DOS console involving multiple instances of
>processes launched from bash and cmd.exe shells?

If only there was a simple wossname (patent leather shoes pending) which
illustrated the problem.

Nah.  That trick never works.


Unsubscribe info:
Problem reports:

Index Nav: [Date Index] [Subject Index] [Author Index] [Thread Index]
Message Nav: [Date Prev] [Date Next] [Thread Prev] [Thread Next]